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Nigeria’s FEC approves N1.3 billion for rail network feasibility study

Seven rail corridors have already been completed

NAPTIP insists on extraditing alleged Nigerian human trafficker to Netherlands

The US says Nigeria is a source, transit, and destination country for women and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking.

Pistorius trial resumes after 30 days of psychiatric tests

The 27-year-old South African sprinter has been on trial since March 3.

Prosecutor wraps up Pistorius’ grilling in murder trial

Pistorius insists he killed the 29-year-old law graduate and model accidentally after mistaking her for an intruder hiding behind a closed toilet door.

Nigeria wins 3rd gold medal at Powerlifting tourney in Dubai

“Adesokan broke his world record of 178kg in 46kg he earlier set at the 2012 London Olympic Games by lifting 181kg in the same category.”

Nigerian Para-athlete wants early preparation for 2016 Paralympic Games

Ezeikpe said para-athletes have not competed in only one major competition since 2012 Paralympics.

Nigerian Basketball League: Union Bank humiliates Police Baton

Union Bank had lost their first match to Customs of Lagos.

Nigeria Basketball Federations signs N90 million women’s deal with Zenith Bank

The winner of the championship will get N1 million.

Okagbare to race in Jamaica

Shelley-Anne Fraser-Pryce will also be at the Meet in Jamaica.

IAAF World Indoor Championships: Nigeria makes bright start

Regina George finished tops in her Heats and qualified for the semi-finals of the event in grand style.

Nigeria Athletics season set for thrilling start in Ijebu-ode

The one day event starts at 9am and ends by 5pm.

Cross River to complete ‘world-class’ golf course by 2015

The golf course would be in use by November.

Nigeria needs more preparation for Commonwealth Games – Yusuf Ali

The Commonwealth Games starts in July.

Nigeria Basketball Federation organises pre-season forum, to announce league commencement

A date for the 2013/2014 season is expected to be announced.

Nigeria Wheelchair Basketball Federation appeals to Lagos for athletes’ accommodation during tourney

Over 300 athletes will take part in Wheelchair Basketball Championship.

International Olympics Committee, IOC, to honour Fashola

Olympic Committee praises governor’s commitment to sports.

Rusty Serena Williams wins tough opener in Brisbane

Williams says match was intense and good for her

70-year-old athlete holds spectators spell-bound at African Masters Championship

The championship is for retired athletes.

160 runners in Obudu for 2013 mountain race

Ethiopians were the winners of the male and female categories last year

Commonwealth Games: Sports Minister visits athletes camp, commends AFN

The 2014 Commonwealth Games holds in Glasgow, Scotland.

BREAKING: PDP Crisis: Govt. blocks Oyinlola from re-contesting for Golf Federation presidency

The intractable crisis in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spread to the sports arena Tuesday with the National Sports Commission excluding the outgoing President of the Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF), Olagunsoye Oyinlola, from re-contesting for the post. Mr. Oyinlola, who is the National Secretary of the Abubakar Baraje faction of the PDP, told journalists […]

Olumide Oyedeji, 11 other Nigerian players for Afrobasket 2013

The team leaves Nigeria on Sunday.

Moscow 2013: Nigeria qualifies for 4x400m Women’s event final

Tosin Oke pulled out of the triple jump event.

Moscow 2013: Okagbare through to 200m final as Nigeria crashes out in Men’s relay

The women’s 200m final comes up on Friday.

Moscow 2013: Okagbare qualifies for 200m semi-final

The Nigerian athlete hopes to do better in the 200m.